The perfect afternoon tea… According to Bob Dylan there ‘may be only 27 ways to find a lover’, when it comes to afternoon tea, it may seem that nearly anything goes, but there are still some handy guidelines to follow. For example, getting the right tea, a great teapot and delicious cakes, sandwiches and scones. It all sounds very simple, and it should be! Five important things to remember:
Archive for May, 2012
Having already benefited from indulging in a Calorie Free Luxury Tea Experience, why not spoil yourself with a sumptuous feast of french music, interviews and the latest from French London live online.
Chateau Rouge is really excited to be running a campaign with French Radio London from 23 May 2012. Not only is London home to one of the largest French speaking communities outside of France, but is arguably one of its closest foreign cities with super fast connections between London and Paris.
In a moment of desperation on Monday, between meetings in the West End, we went into Starbucks to get a cup of tea. I ordered a Tazo tea and then noticed a poster behind the till with the calorie content of all the beverages sold at Starbucks. I couldn’t help but notice that tea contains ZERO calories (assuming no milk or sugar is added). Compared with a Cappucino that contains 168 calories or with skimmed milk (skinny cuppa) 76 calories (assuming no sugar or syrups added).
One of the most rewarding parts of running a tea speciality company, opening a fresh tea chest from India. This black first flush Darjeeling black tea from the Arya estate is delicious, just wish we could capture that wonderful aroma when we opened the wood tea chest…